Committed to improving the lives of young people with diabetes.

The Children's Diabetes Research and Education Centre was established in 2015 by a Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council and JDRF Australia. It is the only paediatric clinical diabetes CRE in Australia.

Living with this chronic and incurable disease has a major physical, emotional and financial impact on individuals and their families.  Our uniquely holistic research program incorporates state-of-the-art technologies, therapies and education that are all aimed at improving the quality of life for young people with Type 1 Diabetes.

Improving treatment will not only improve the health of individual patients but it will also help reduce the  millions of dollars in health care costs to treat and care for Type 1 diabetics.

Highlights

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    Our new research centre has enabled our programs to move into new and important areas

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  • Kirsten Discover video frame

    Meet Kirsten - her biggest fear is going to sleep at night and not waking up in the morning

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  • Liz Discover video frame

    Meet Dr Liz Davis - diabetes paediatrician at the centre

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  • Medtronic Tummy New Pump Res

    Read about our latest published research on the artificial pancreas which has shown to offer better glucose control

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  • Launch Speakers Sized

    Launch of our new Center for Research Excellence

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  • Consumer Group Res

    Our next Consumer Participation Group Meeting, August 23rd 2016, 6.30-8pm, Telethon Kids Institute Seminar Room

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